Children

Health/Medical
2:02 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Study looks at food insecurity, grocery costs for a family of four

A new study shows that families living at or below the federal poverty line need assistance from food pantries to be able to feed their household.

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Omaha
7:56 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Play Streets in downtown Omaha Saturday

The third of four Omaha Play Streets events happens Saturday.

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Government
10:23 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Legislation focused on children during Unicameral session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are gearing up to finish a session that has focused largely on children, including those in foster care, the criminal justice system and juveniles who need psychiatric treatment.

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Education
2:32 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Learning Community achievement track funding awarded for 2013-14

Eight school districts and six community organizations will receive funding from the Learning Community for early childhood and extended learning programs.

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Government
9:46 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers give first-round approval to foster care legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would help Nebraska qualify for more federal foster care money has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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Government
2:29 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Lawmakers pass a measure to help youths transitioning out of foster care

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have granted first-round approval to a measure that would give housing assistance to youths aging out of foster care.

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Health/Medical
2:07 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

1 in 3 Omaha metro area children are overweight or obese

Live Well Omaha officials hope metro area families will take a Family Dining Pledge.

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Health/Medical
2:32 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Report looks at role of a school's design in reducing childhood obesity

A new study from a UNMC expert on childhood obesity asks whether a school’s design can reduce childhood obesity.

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Government
10:36 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Report finds issues with Nebraska's child welfare system

A new report shows Nebraska children are removed from their homes at almost twice the national rate under the state’s child welfare system.

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Government
1:00 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Report shows one in five Nebraska children live in poverty

A new report shows one in five Nebraska children lived in poverty in 2011.

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